According to Air Visual, an organization based in Switzerland that collects and processes air quality data, Kathmandu ranked seventh out of almost 100 cities in the world in terms of poor air quality and polluted cities on Thursday afternoon. Last week Kathmandu was on the top in the list.
KATHMANDU, March 28: The residents of the Kathmandu Valley have started receiving the much-anticipated drinking water supplied by the Melamchi Drinking Water Project. Water of the Melamchi River in Sindhupalchowk district that was brought to the Valley through a long tunnel started flowing from their taps from Sunday.
KATHMANDU, March 28: The smog blanketing the Kathmandu Valley since Friday is to stay for some more days. The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has said that the air pollution caused by wildfire in most of the districts, long drought and lack of strong wind are the reasons behind the smog.
KATHMANDU, March 27: The Kathmandu Valley has continued to witness thick haze and smoke as pollutant particles have accumulated in the atmosphere due to forest fires in most of the districts of the country in recent days.
KATHMANDU, March 27: Thick haze is witnessed in the Kathmandu Valley as the pollutants' particles have accumulated in the atmosphere due to the forest fires in most of the districts of the country in recent days.
KATHMANDU, Jan 7: Air pollution in the Kathmandu Valley could be worse than the coronavirus pandemic, experts have warned. Speaking at a discussion held in the capital on Wednesday, they said the situation could become devastating if the government does not act immediately to bring down the pollution levels in the valley.
KATHMANDU, Dec 31: The Bagmati Cleanup Mega Campaign is marking its 400th week by organizing special public awareness programmes at seven places in the Kathmandu Valley. The Mega Campaign reaches its 400th week on January 2, 2021, Saturday.
Of the 77 districts in the country, only Mugu and Rukum (West) have reported zero cases of the flu-like disease, according to the daily COVID-19 bulletin released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).
KATHMANDU, Dec 24: As many as 247,400 COVID-19 patients have won their battles against the COVID-19 pandemic in Nepal, according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP). This accounts for 96.4 percent of the total confirmed cases ---256,592--- as of Thursday afternoon.
KATHMANDU, Dec 17: With 947 COVID-19 patients, who were undergoing treatment for the viral disease, getting over the disease in the past 24 hours, Nepal’s COVID-19 recovery tally has climbed to 240,363 which accounts for 95.5 percent of the total confirmed cases.
KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Temperature in the Kathmandu Valley plummeted to 4 degrees Celsius on Monday. This is the lowest temperature that the Valley has experienced so far this year, according to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology.